Thursday’s Supreme Court decision in Romag Fasterners Inc. v. Fossil Inc. et al. that willfulness should not be an “inflexible precondition” for disgorgement of defendant’s profits in trademark cases has now become one of the relatively few cases from the highest Court that speaks to monetary awards in such cases. What will – or should – […]
Cate Elsten is an accounting, marketing and finance professional. With over 35 years of professional experience, Ms. Elsten is the senior testifying and consulting expert in Ocean Tomo’s west coast practice.
Ms. Elsten’s services to clients include business and intellectual property valuations, expert testimony in complex commercial litigation and strategic and operational consulting. She is a Certified Licensing Professional and a Certified Management Accountant. Ms. Elsten is an active member of the International Trademark Association, the Licensing Executives Society and the American Marketing Association. She is a past member of the Board of Governors for the Brand Name Education Foundation and currently serves on the editorial board for The Trademark Reporter. She has lectured on a variety of business topics for organizations including the Los Angeles and Orange County Patent Lawyers Associations, Institute for International Research and International Business Forum, among others.